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  • President Obama's Diwali Message 2014
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama Marks Diwali at the White House

    First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at a Diwali celebration at the White House. November 5, 2013.

  • ISKCON Devotees at White House Diwali Event
    On Wednesday November 14th, newly re-elected American President Barack Obama observed the auspicious holiday of Diwali, or festival of lights, in the East Room of the White House. Also, on November 13th, the White House hosted a Divali event where ISKCON representatives were also invited.
  • US President Barack Obama Meets Radhanath Swami
    On June 13, 2011 ISKCON guru Radhanath Swami was invited to meet with the President of the United States, Mr. Barack Obama at an event in Miami Florida.
  • Theologian Claims US Religious Right And Liberal Left Not Far Apart
    By dissecting the so-called impregnable wall between state and religion, a new book demonstrates how religion persists as a strong element of on both sides of political debate, how we can recognize and understand it, and why we need more of it.
  • Obama In India Looking To Boost US Economy
    National Security Adviser Tom Donilon said Obama intends the trip to be "a full embrace of India's rise." Said Donilon: "There's no more powerful way to do that than a presidential trip."
  • White House Sways to Bhangra to Celebrate Asian Heritage
    After celebrating Diwali last year by lighting a ceremonial diya, US President Barack Obama celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with bhangra beats that he said had probably not been heard in the White House before.
  • Obama Wants Supreme Court Nominee Who Supports Abortion
    President Obama said that it is "very important" to have a justice who interprets the Constitution as protecting individual rights, including women's.
  • Obama: Day of Prayer is a Go
    President Barack Obama will proclaim May 6 as National Day of Prayer, the White House said last week, despite a ruling by a Wisconsin federal judge the day before that it is unconstitutional.
  • Obama Shifts Tactics on Muslim Outreach
    Nearly a year after President Obama told an audience in Cairo that America wanted a "new beginning" with the Muslim world, evidence of that policy shift has, in recent weeks, become hard to ignore.
  • From Mrs. Obama’s Garden
    Last month, Mrs. Obama began her “Let’s Move” campaign, a serious national initiative to improve childhood nutrition and health.
  • Time for Real Change
    Until our leaders incorporate Krishna’s message into their manifestos we will be voting for more of the same, changing only from one state of dissatisfaction to another.
  • Faith-Based Panel Submits Recommendations to White House
    A White House advisory council on March 9 submitted 164 pages of recommendations on ways the federal government can better partner with faith-based groups in tackling a host of social problems, from poverty to improving interfaith relations.
  • 'God Gap' Impedes U.S. Foreign Policy, Task Force Says
    American foreign policy is handicapped by a narrow, ill-informed and "uncompromising Western secularism" that feeds religious extremism, threatens traditional cultures and fails to encourage religious groups that promote peace and human rights, according to a two-year study by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
  • President Obama's Religion by Remote
    The leader gets a daily devotional e-mail from one of his staff members.
  • Happy Diwali, Mr. President
    How's this for an early Diwali gift for Hindu-Americans (and, perhaps, Hindus around the world): President Barack Obama lit a ceremonial diya (traditional candle) and delivered a characteristically smooth speech in which he declared that he was happy to join "some of the world's greatest faiths" in celebrating a holiday that heralds "the triumph of good over evil."